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Ngozwana, Nomazulu – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2021
The purpose of this paper is to describe how and where Lesotho citizens have learned about democracy, their civic life and citizenship. The paper draws from a larger PhD study that was conducted in 2013 that focused on how Basotho people understand the concepts of citizenship and democracy with implications for civic education in Lesotho. This…
Descriptors: Democracy, Citizenship Education, Adult Education, Informal Education
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Mikulec, Borut – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2021
The role of international intergovernmental organisations (IIOs) in global and/or European adult education policymaking has received significant attention in the field of adult education (AE) in the twenty-first century. However, empirical AE studies examining the impact of different IIO policies on country-level AE policies and practices, and the…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Global Approach, Adult Education, Educational Policy
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Al Salman, Subreen; Alkathiri, Mohammed; Khaled Bawaneh, Ali – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2021
Since continuing learning draws on education, wherever it is available, no matter by whom provided, it is clear that programmes offered by formal education institutions are only one of many sources and options. The current study aimed at identification students' preferable levels and challenges of using distance learning in COVID-19. The sample…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Student Attitudes, Preferences
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Thongmak, Mathupayas – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2021
This study aims to explore the influences of individual, institutional, and pedagogical factors on lifelong learners' motivation and intention and to compare differences among gender, employment status, and media exposure. The data were collected from 525 participants using quota sampling. The results showed that the learning pedagogies and the…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Intention, Gender Differences, Employment Level
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Rangraz, Masood; Pareto, Lena – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2021
Small manufacturing plants nowadays need to consider Industry 4.0 to stay competitive in the market. Among the challenges regarding the transformation towards Industry 4.0 are requirements to re-skill the staff for the new work environment. The staff have to either adapt to the workplace transformation brought by digitalisation, automation and…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Experiential Learning, Manufacturing Industry, Job Training
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Klindt, Mads Peter – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2021
This article analyses a partnership approach to 'recognition of prior learning' (RPL), testing its ability to facilitate reflective discourse and identity transformation among disadvantaged workers with negative learner identities. Hitherto, the transformative dimension of RPL has mainly been analysed within the context of educational…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Recognition (Achievement), Transformative Learning, Employers
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Pihlainen, Kaisa; Korjonen-Kuusipuro, Kristiina; Kärnä, Eija – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2021
Rapid development of digital technologies affects the lives of all people and often leads to people being in unequal positions regarding digital skills training opportunities. Older adults' motivations for learning digital skills vary, but they are generally connected with expectations of upcoming benefits. This study investigates the…
Descriptors: Educational Benefits, Nonformal Education, Adult Education, Lifelong Learning
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Andres, Lesley; Lauterbach, Wolfgang; Jongbloed, Janine; Hümme, Hartwig – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2021
In this paper, we employ a comparative life course approach for Canada and Germany to unravel the relationships among general and vocational educational attainment and different life course activities, with a focus on labour market and income inequality by gender. Life course theory and related concepts of 'time,' 'normative patterns,' 'order and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Educational Attainment, Employment Patterns
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Maluleka, Khazamula J. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2021
The aim of this study is to determine the way education for self-reliance can lead to lifelong learning in previously colonised countries to trigger sustainable development. The intention of the colonial education system was to train individuals for the service of the colonial powers. The colonised people were exploited and dehumanised by their…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Self Efficacy
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Korhonen, Vesa; Portaankorva-Koivisto, Päivi – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2021
Higher education and lifelong learning projects aimed at adults have become more widespread and have sparked a debate on how to restructure higher education policies and support lifelong learning. In Finland, a recent initiative in higher education policy is based on the theme of continuous learning. Different supporting structures and practices…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Students, Lifelong Learning, Higher Education
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Pope, Elizabeth M.; Nicolaides, Aliki – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2021
Within current interfaith dialogue scholarship, perspective transformation towards the religious other is one of the most desired outcomes. However, exactly how such transformed perspectives come about and the characteristics of this transformation have not been adequately researched. In this study, we examine transformative learning within…
Descriptors: Religion, Intergroup Relations, Dialogs (Language), Attitude Change
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Idrissi, Hajar – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2020
This research paper aims to examine the effects of extracurricular activities in building knowledge, skills and attitudes that attempt to develop ecological citizenship as a subset of global citizenship among middle school students. I focus on one extracurricular programme entitled 'The Friends of Nature' that was provided in a Moroccan private…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Behavior Change, Extracurricular Activities
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Luik, Piret; Lepp, Marina; Feklistova, Lidia; Säde, Merilin; Rõõm, Marili; Palts, Tauno; Suviste, Reelika; Tõnisson, Eno – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2020
MOOCs for learning the basics of programming have become popular among people with a diverse range of backgrounds, interests and learning contexts. Studies show that learners who enrol in MOOCs tend to have different motivation from learners in traditional courses, but it is not known how motivation differs for people with different backgrounds.…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Open Education, Programming, Learning Motivation
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Thorburn, Malcolm – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2020
This critical paper investigates one influential post-millennial initiative -- the Daily Mile programme -- which is designed to promote the multifarious lifelong enhancing benefits of running-based experiences. A textually orientated discourse analysis of the language used in media, policy and research-related documentary sources of evidence are…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Health Promotion, Physical Activities, Foreign Countries
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Siivonen, Päivi; Filander, Karin – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2020
This article explores university students' constructions of the ideal student at present-day university, that emphasises student-as-consumer culture and employability rather than education as a virtue in itself. The research is based on thematic narrative accounts (n = 67) generated in a generalist field in one regional Finnish university. We…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Nontraditional Students, Adult Students
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